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Failure to perform settlement agreement was breach of contract (access required)

Defendants, who partnered with plaintiff to develop a community and, as part of a settlement agreement following the project’s collapse, agreed to assume plaintiff’s obligations under a loan taken out to finance the project, committed breach of contract by failing ...

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Parties’ shared intent resolves latent ambiguity (access required)

Where the parties’ contract provided plaintiffs with a 15% hardship uplift of their pay for working in Afghanistan and neither party knew that Department of State regulations permitted a 35%  maximum, plaintiffs’ claim for the higher uplift is rejected. The ...

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No fraud liability for failure to report identity theft by third party (access required)

Where an independent insurance agent sold insurance policies under a contract with an insurance company and unknown third parties used the agent’s license to process applications with the insurance company, ultimately leading to financial losses for the agent, the agent ...

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